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  • Drug Overdose Facts
  • A heroin overdose can cause long-term physical and mental damage, including chronic coronary complications and brain damage; additionally, liver diseases and infections could possibly take up permanent residence in the blood or organs.
  • Among the nearly 23 million drug users who were classified as being dependent to or having abused drugs in the past year in 2009, the highest number was among marijuana users with 4.3 million people aged 12 or older.
  • Even after just a couple of weeks of using Percocet, users can develop a full blown addiction to the drug.
  • Chronic abuse of alcohol can reduce the amount of digestive enzymes secreted by the pancreas which can cause inflammation and leaking digestive enzymes, which subsequently may attack the pancreas itself.
  • Americans in the two lower income brackets (less than $9,000 and $9,000-$19,999) report more instances of heavy alcohol use than workers in higher income brackets ($20,000-$39,999, $40,000-$74,999, and $75,000 or more).
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Detoxification

Detoxification is usually the first step in getting off drugs. It enables an individual to be in a supervised setting while they go through withdrawal symptoms for drugs and/or alcohol. There are diverse types of detoxification. Theyvary from drug-free to medically supervised. A typical mistake that a lot of addicts make is to feel that detox is sufficient to kick their habit. This is rarely the case. All detox does is get an individual through the withdrawal when they stop using. It is always recommended that detox be followed up with some type of treatment plan to learn the root of why someone was using drugs in the first place.

Detoxification category listings in Morristown, Tennessee:

  • James H Quillen VAMC
    James H Quillen VAMC is a Drug Addiction Treatment Program that is located at:

    Sidney and Lamont Streets
    Mountain Home, TN. 37684
    423-926-1171

    Treatment Services: Substance Abuse Programs, Detoxification, Hospital Inpatient Programs, Outpatient Treatment, Residential Short-Term Treatment that is 30 days or less, Residential Long-Term Treatment that is 30 days or longer, Co-Occurring Mental with Substance Abuse Issues
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